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The Clyde Fitch Report: Recalling the Exceptional Eyes of Carol C. Carlisle

The CFR is honored to partner with POBA.org on profiles of its affiliated artists. In this post, we focus on Carol C. Carlisle, whose nearly 35 years as managing editor of Popular Photography remains an almost unparalleled achievement in American journalism. She is recalled by her daughter, Jaye Smith, an author, executive coach, strategist, and career consultant.

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The Clyde Fitch Report: The Wit and Theatricality of Clark Tippet

The CFR is honored to partner with POBA.org on profiles of its affiliated artists. In this post, we focus on dancer and choreographer Clark Tippet, as recalled by his friend and colleague, Kevin McKenzie, who has been artistic director of American Ballet Theatre since 1992.

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Huff Post: Apparently, The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Norman Mailer was a Picasso-Inspired Artist

We thought Norman Mailer’s greatest connection to the art world was the fact that his 1983 novel “Ancient Evenings” was loosely adapted into a five-and-a-half-hour-long Matthew Barney film. But it turns out Mailer himself had an eye for fine art, particularly the squiggly, confident lines of a certain Pablo Picasso.

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USA Today: The Week in Music: Jenny Lewis, Woody Guthrie, more recs

USA Today reports on the POBA publication of previously unreleased demos of the great rock band, Badfinger. “A bunch of recently uncovered demos from founding members Pete Ham and Tom Evans have been posted at POBA.org, and they’re worth a listen. Peruse the site to see more rare work from visual and musical artists.”

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Clyde Fitch Report: A Portrait of Norman Mailer as a Visual Artist

The CFR is honored to partner with POBA.org on a series of profiles of its affiliated artists. In this post, we focus on Norman Mailer – the artist, as recalled by his daughter, artist Danielle Mailer.

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ArtNet: New Website Showcases Norman Mailer’s Picasso-Inspired Drawings

When he wasn’t writing, carousing, or running for mayor, Norman Mailer was prone to dabble in drawing in the style of Pablo Picasso. You can see Mailer’s Picasso-inspired ditties at POBA: Where the Arts Live, an online portal that offers virtual galleries of artists’ undiscovered works.

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The New Republic: Norman Mailer’s Secret Hobby Was Trying to Draw Like Picasso

In the aftermath of his split from his second wife, Adele Morales, Norman Mailer liked to spend Sundays taking his two young daughters to what he called “The Church of MOMA.” They would invariably end up, his daughter Danielle Mailer recalled, in front of a Picasso painting. “He used words like ‘genius,’ ‘brilliant,’ and ‘unique’ about Picasso’s works,” she wrote in an email – “descriptions he reserved for very few.”

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POBA Press Release: It’s Official – POBA Goes Live

Giving new life to creative legacies, online service empowers families and reps to preserve, display, and promote under-recognized works of art. Founded by family of young deceased artist, POBA | Where the Arts Live launches with collection of rare works including Norman Mailer drawings, Clark Tippet’s choreography, and Badfinger song demos.

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Guitar Player: Newly Discovered Badfinger Demos Get an Online Home

A trove of newly discovered music demos by the members of Badfinger is now available at POBA.org, an online platform launching today that is dedicated to preserving the legacies of artists whose works might have been lost or forgotten.

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POBA Press Release: Virtual Cultural Arts Center Launches Beta Site

POBA is a place to discover the works – some never before seen or heard – of exceptional artists who died without recognition of the full measure of their talents or creative legacies. Founding artists include Badfinger’s Pete Ham and Tom Evans, Ben-Zion, Blake Van Hoof Packard, Carol C. Carlisle, Clark Tippet, George Tate, Helen Corning, Jamie Bernard, Leopold Allen, Nancy Whorf, Norma Holt, Norman Mailer, and many others.

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